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the end of an era. apple founder steve jobs dies leaving a wave of technology behind him. >> his impact across the globe and across generation. hello everyone. what people are talking about tonight. >> the world stops to remember apple visionary steve jobs. news of his death who use iphones, ipads, and ipods, every day. >> people are leaving flowers and notes for the man who brought us the ipod. >> he's a person that had he
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not been here, i probably wouldn't be in the business of computer consultant. i owe him pretty much my career. >> jobs over saw almost every -- for flaws no one else could see. he demanded complete secrecy as devices were developed. >> great products come from very different ways of thinking. as the world around seeing, you don't have archons test it. >> he battled pancreatic cancer. >> it was very clear that he was a man in a hurry to get a bunch of work done while he could. >> he continued as the company's super sales went up to his final appearance and apple event in june. >> you like everything so far? i'll try not to blow it. >> he shared his views on death at graduates in a commencement speech. >> even people who want to go to heaven don't want to die to
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get there, and yet death is the destination we all share, no one is ever escaped it and that is as it should be because death is very likely the single best invention of life. >> he unvailed the ipod, apple has sold 300 million of them. that's one for every person in the united states. a freak accident on hanover street, a car jumps the curb and flips on its side. police still don't know why the car went out of control. well, the charles village neighborhood on alert, a string of high profile crimes has the community and john hop kin students afraid. -- john hopkins students afraid. >> reporter: a man was shot right here, it happened just a wave of crime that rocked this
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community. police concerned with a fate of violent crime in charles village. >> unacceptable and atrocious that this activity is taking place in this city. >> reporter: just before 6:00 a.m. a man was approached by a robber. he gave up everything he had but the robber shot him in the leg any way. >> you know, you can't walk down the street without somebody trying to rob you. >> reporter: the shooting brings back bad memories just feet away flowers marked the spot where 23-year-old researcher was killed when a robber stabbed him. >> it's this economy. i mean, it's a violent world. >> reporter: about half a mile away from today's student a johns hopkins student was sexually assaulted right here on this ally. now the university is on alert. >> and -- >> on bike -- campus police are keeping launch as the
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university reminds students to take precautions. >> don't walk along, walk in well lit areas, walk preferably in crowded areas. >> ruby fulton teaches here and is on alert. >> a little more careful, yeah, maybe a little more mindful of circumstances. >> keeping eyes open as police try to put an end to the violence. >> the charles village civic association meets monthly with police they were meeting with police last night right before this latest shooting. live in charles village wjz eyewitness news. >> thank you, meghan. a man shot today is in serious condition. so far police have not made any arrest. a woman makes a dramatic escape, she jumped out of the 2 2nd floor window. police tell her two men forced their way in. she ran to a neighbor for help. officers are still looking for the robbers. high speed police chase turns into a deadly accident on
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route 100. we're hearing eyewitness accounts of those frightening moments on the road. route 100 became a wild race course for one driver. police say before the man crashed, he was weaving through traffic violently rocking the steering wheel going more than 80 miles per hour. >> i didn't know if i was going to survive that or not. >> reporter: 23-year-old heather is pregnant. she said she was on her way home from a doctor's appointment when the driver's pickup truck almost slammed into the car she was riding in. >> i didn't know what was going to happen. >> reporter: state trooper tried to pull the driver over but police say that's when he became more erratic. >> at that point the truck accelerated to speeds between 90 and 100 miles per hour. he was passing vehicles on the left shoulder of the roadway.
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>> police say some vehicles were very off the road to off the way. others were slamming on the brakes. with so much going on they're saying it's a wonder more people weren't hurt. >> reporter: finally the driver lost control. even now she can't shake the images. >> i saw him getting out of the car and arm was wherebied around the tree and there was blood all over his face. a shame that happened. >> reporter: the driver was borrowing the truck from somebody they still haven't figured out what motivated him to take such a deadly ride. at police headquarters eyewitness news. >> and police are still trying to find out who the driver was. superintendent joe harrison announced tonight that he's leaving the school district when his contract expires next year. that ends his 12-year run leading the district. his replacement will be in charge of the 26th largest
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school district in the country. workers -- maryland health group wants to raise tobacco tax by a dollar. they're paying $2 per pack just in state taxes. state lawmakers have to approve any tax hikes. life is the finish line. and it's joined suzanne by lighting pink for breast cancer awareness month. the ponies, well there's still the usual color. coming up, what grandmother does the unthinkable, the punishment she's facing for killing her own granddaughter in a crowded mall. >> what? >> because we had to. >> cruel and unusual the odd way some students were forced to spend their time in detention. >> reporter: supply high in
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demand. why a university of maryland basketball coach is crying foul, that story next from college park. a great weekend shaping up. i'll have your complete forecast coming up next. ,,,,,, i am a face unclogger.
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it is 51 degrees and clear
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in central maryland right now. the forecast is coming right up. cameras catch a massive sinkhole opening up in the middle of california road. it happened near the university of california san diego campus. police closed roads and redirected traffic. they're trying to determine what caused the sinkhole, they think a ruptured storm drain could be to explain. virginia grandmother could spend up to 35 years behind bars for killing her 2-year-old granddaughter. she tossed the infant from a walkway. it was reportedly mad at her son-in-law for getting her daughter pregnant out of wedlock. the jury did not buy her insanity defense. disturbing new evidence about michael jackson's drug use. reports of wjz from los angeles. >> authorities found dozens of pill bottles and viles in michael jackson's match and after his death, including the
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drug that killed him. >> did you locate on the floor a 20-milliliter boat f of prop follow. >> it took more than an hour for the investigator to help explain all the items taken from the home. prosecutors say jackson had prescriptions for a number of sedatives and painkillers. she claims she didn't document certain items including finding propofol in an iv bag until almost 2 years after jackson died. >> would you agree with me that you made substantial number mistakes in your investigation of this case. >> no. >> prosecutors called toxicologist to the stand who testified jackson's body was tested for numerous drugs. he told the jury the eatic lidocaine and propofol showed up in the system as well as in the syringe and parts of the iv found next to jackson's bed.
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>> i personally did the test and detected propofol in the urine. >> he gave his super star patient drugs that killed him. but they claim jackson gave himself the fatal dose. >> dr. murray has pleaded not guilty to voluntary manslaughter manslaughter. >> in washington today congresswoman gabrielle giffords returned for capitol for her husband's retirement ceremony. giffords astronaut husband kelly is retiring from the navy to be by her side as she recovers. the couple is releasing a joint mental rude next month. there's a dangerous shortage of cancer fighting drugs. a well-known local basketball coach is helping expose the problem. it's an issue that's close to the coach's heart. >> reporter: his son tyler was 2 years old when he was
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diagnosed with leukemia. >> i was in shock, you know, to think that nowadays 21st 21st century that we had drug shortage to fly and then later find out that, you know, some of the shortage is due to the fact that people are trying to profit off of it is sick to my stomach. >> the key moe therapy drug used to trityler is unavailable. >> we rely, we count on this medicine for our son. i mean this is what's going to cure him. >> the drug is such high demand, its maker is selling the drug for $990 a bottle, that's 80 times the normal sales price. >> i reached out to a lot of, you know, different outlets through the university here and to be able to get out and, you know, come with what they responded. >> reporter: the fda said the shortage is caused by manufacturing delays. they're targeting middleman companies to buy the drugs in
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high demand and sale them at exbosh ant prices a form of drug speculation. >> i think if it's not criminal, it should be made a crime. >> she'll continue to do whatever it takes appealing to lawmakers to get pharmaceutical companies to come down on their prices. >> reporter: at the universe/of maryland i'm jessica, wjz eyewitness news. >> the good news, his son is expected to make a full recovery. a group of medical experts will soon recommend that man not get screened for prostate cancer cancer. women in their 40s they don't need mammograms, one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. elementary school students are scrubbing toilets for detention in texas. instead of studying, kid were handed cleaning supplies in order to clean the bathrooms.
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2nd graders used disinfectant wipes and no gloves to clean the toilet bowls. it encouraged the students to do chores for their community. mary cat and ashley olson are making a fashion statement. the twins selling the luxury alligator handbag on their web site. they're struggling to meet the high demand. the bag had nearly $40,000 is completely sold out. you've got to have -- >> what? >> yes. >> okay. don't buy one, bob. >> you don't have to worry about that. right now look at the temperatures, clear skies, will drop down to 51, no wind at all. the dew point is up to 48.
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barometer is up to 30.38 inches. right now, ocean city is down to 46. 49 in elk ton. 57 over in washington. locally 58, in the 50s as you can see. it will get a little cooler probably dropping back down into the low to mid-40s. north of the border and central pennsylvania, is trough advisory, temperatures just about maybe get in the mid-30s with some widely scattered frost by morning with these light winds and clear skies, temperatures can fall. we're talking about central pennsylvania and north -- i don't expect anything in maryland at this point both getting the that season. pretty soon you have to bring them in. right now clear skies all up and down the east coast. huge clouds and nebraska and kansas but to the west, that's where all the action is right now, snow and the rockies, northern utah. and snow also, but quite a bit in some of those regions, also
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this year as they're in california, not a cloud -- nbc a couple of them up here in new york state, but that's about it. beautiful high pressure set over the region, that will dominate, weather conditions all weekend long and as it moves off the east coast, what will happen is those winds back more to the south and southwest that's where some warm air is sitting, temperatures have been in the 70s and 80s over the midwest, that's moving in our direction, nice warm up coming here on saturday, sunday, and on monday as well. now, quick look at the tropics. it's category 1 strong, look at it, nowhere accept way out in the atlantic, initially as it gets through the waters, it will die out. it may cause rain in places like scotland, ireland, yes, that's about 3 or 4, 5 days maybe. there may be something developing down here.
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the caribbean old front kind of stalled out. the wind will start pushing some of that moisture, may see some gusty wind and rain in florida, by the second half of the weekend. for our region southeast, winds barely on the day at 5 notes. it will be -- 5 knots. we'll make it down to 40. city about 52. sunny and pleasant. 70 degrees tomorrow. next 5 days, 76 on saturday, 80 on sunday and monday. 82 on tuesday. then some clouds come in maybe some showers here by next wednesday. >> thank you, bob. check in with don scott tomorrow morning on eyewitness news starting at 4:55 a.m. update first morning forecast. >> coming up, win or go home, teams fight for their lives on the baseball playoffs. ,,,,,,,,,
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: there's a major reward for all of these playoff efforts, to want the battle was win or call it a season for both new york yankees an detroit tigers who will face elimination in game 5 of the american league divisional series tied up at two games apiece. here is the deal right this second detroit tigers have a 3- 2 lead in the bottom of the 8th 8th inning based on good pitching from starter doug. he faced the winner of this contest tonight will play the texas rangers in the american league championship game. meantime, series, rather, tomorrow night arizona and milwaukee, another game 5 to see who goes to the national league championship game. >> it's going to be pretty exciting game. we're all looking for it -- forward to it. it's going to be, i mean,
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everybody is going to be out there playing hard. i mean, we all know you either win or go home. >> philadelphia against st. louis, elsewhere the winds will change, white sox new manager replacing fiery odds again. robin of good player to say he's known for this firey encounter with all time strike out king nolan ryan after he got hit with a 94-mile an hour heater. on to the college football front as this -- university of maryland come saturday in atlanta. the georgia texas head by head coach. from 0-2 to '07. then he decided to pack up and head back home and show them how to run the wish bone. >> well, they played west virginia is a very good team and i think they're very under rated. so it's really hard to get a feed on where they are. i know this -- i know they're 1-
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0 in the acc. i know they beat miami which we struggled to do. >> he favored by two touchdowns. don't forget the ravens have this week off. they'll return sunday. houston texans we'll bring it to you live on wjd. tiger woods made an uneven return to the link at the pga tour stop. his round went from good with this nice approach that eventually became a birdie on no. 1. then it went bad like this horrible bunker shot that never leads the bunker. your leader in sanmar tint chakra -- california, actually there are four unknown while six others are one shot back. [ male announcer ] ,, at the safeway pharmacy you can get a flu shot
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4 yard boy saved his mother's life when she -- when he called help when she collapsed. >> mama doesn't feel good. >> the preschooler reached for his mother's cell phone when she passed out. sometimes he says he gets the numbers confused but luckily he remembered. paramedics rushed to the scene and they were able to revive the woman. >> i was actually shocked. i couldn't believe that the training i had given my children was actually put to use. he saved my life. he's my little hero. >> mother recommends all parents teach their children how to dial 911 for emergencies. handicap man is making music with his feet.
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musical toes. >> he was born without arms. passionate about music. he's performed and dozens of countries and playing -- hackers reprogrammed this electronic road sign warning, that there are zombies ahead. tulsa police aren't laughing at the joke. they say when they catch the pranksters, they could face misdemeanor charges. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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